Category: Bluegrass recording news

Cullen’s Bridge introduces My Daddy’s Grass

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records recently announced that the label had signed Mickey Galyean & Cullen’s Bridge, from the musically rich area of Lowgap, North Carolina, stating that their debut album for Rebel, My Daddy’s Grass, is due out this summer. If you think that you have heard […]


Kentucky Fiddler from Wayne Brewer

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tonight’s Friday Night Bluegrass show at the Shepherdsville Music Barn is the next-to-last concert in this winter music series hosted by Gary Brewer & The Kentucky Gentlemen. Each week from November to early April, Gary and the boys have opened each show followed by a […]


Blind Alfred Reed: Appalachian Visionary

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, has become known as a go-to person for information on the early recorded music of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Some music fans may recognize his name as the Grammy-nominated writer of meticulously […]


Aim High from Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s getting on that time of year again, with the eligibility period for the 2016 IBMA Awards drawing nigh, and the new releases are flying fast and furious. We’ve had several come in so far this week so we’ll try to get to all of […]


I Am A Drifter from Volume Five

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has released an advance single, I Am A Drifter, the quasi-title track from their next album by Volume Five, Drifter. The highly engaging song is a contribution from award-winning writer Donna Ulisse and Marc Rossi, and sung by Volume Five fiddler Glen Harrell, […]


Around The Corner from Terry Baucom

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

John Boy & Billy have released a new single from Terry Baucom and his band, The Dukes of Drive. It’s Terry’s follow-up to last year’s hit, The Rock, which was the most played song of 2015 in our Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart. The single comes from […]


He Will Set You Free from Mike Anderson

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another new single released this month is He Will Set You Free, a Gospel song from Christian artist Mike Anderson. Mike has spent many years playing and singing in country bands, and recording his own inspirational songs. He also has a long history in broadcast […]


Barry Abernathy coming back strong

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago we reported that Barry Abernathy, he of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and IIIrd Tyme Out fame, was set to make a return to bluegrass. A new album is in the works, and a return to touring is on the horizon. Barry has […]


Carolina Wind – new single from Irene Kelley

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has released a debut single from their upcoming album with Irene Kelley, These Hills. The single is Carolina Wind, one Irene wrote with Milan Miller and Thomm Jutz, describing her love for the Blue Ridge mountains in western North Carolina. She is assisted by […]


Rounder to reissue 0044 on vinyl

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

To celebrate Record Store Day on April 16th, 2016, Rounder Records has produced a limited quantity of their classic J.D. Crowe & the New South album (ROU 0044) from 1975 on vinyl. This special reprint includes all the original tracks, plus the two bonus tracks added […]